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Yamaha Announces 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 24, 2019) – Yamaha announced today its 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $440,500 – the largest contingency announcement for the 2019 season thus far.

 

The per-race contingency payouts are available to riders in all three classes, broken down as follows:

 

 

Finishing Position     AFT Twins     AFT Production Twins     AFT Singles

1.                                   $10,000                    $1,000                        $1,500

2.                                    $5,000                       $750                          $750

3.                                    $2,500                       $500                          $500

4.                                    $1,500                                                         $200

5.                                    $1,000                                                         $150

 

 

Per-Race Subtotal       $20,000                   $2,250                           $3,100
Races                            18 races                  11 races                       18 races
Per-Race 2019 Total    $360,000                 $24,750                        $55,800

 

 

To be eligible for contingency payouts, riders must run an eligible 2018 or newer YZ450F in the AFT Singles class or 2015 or newer FZ-07 or MT-07 in AFT Production Twins and AFT Twins classes. In all classes, both the "Yamaha" and "bLU cRU" logos must be placed as directed on both the motorcycle and the rider's leathers.

 

To help riders take home as many contingency dollars as possible, American Flat Track has created online Contingency Guidelines for each of its three classes: 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Guidelines.

 

American Flat Track will kick off its highly-anticipated 2019 season with the Bigger, Better, and Faster DAYTONA TT presented under the lights of the Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Tickets start at just $35 online ($45 at the gate) and are available for purchase now at www.americanflattrack.com.

 

For more information on American Flat Track and the upcoming 2019 season visit www.americanflattrack.com.

How to Watch:

NBCSN and FansChoice.tv are the official homes for coverage of American Flat Track. For the 2019 season, NBCSN’s coverage of AFT moves to highly-coveted, weekend afternoon programming slots within two weeks of each event. The complete schedule for AFT on NBCSN can be viewed at http://www.americanflattrack.com/events-nbcsn/. FansChoice.tv remains a cornerstone of AFT's digital strategy, providing live streaming coverage of every event on AFT’s live page while previous events and exclusive features are available on AFT’s VOD page.

 

About American Flat Track:
American Flat Track is the world's premier dirt track motorcycle racing series and one of the longest-running championships in the history of motorsports. Sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing in Daytona Beach, Fla., the series is highly regarded as the most competitive form of dirt track motorcycle racing on the globe. For more information on American Flat Track, please visit http://www.americanflattrack.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check us out on Instagram, live stream the events at FansChoice.tv and catch all the American Flat Track racing action on NBCSN.


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For additional information contact:

AMA Pro Racing Communications, (386) 492-1014, communications@amaproracing.com

 

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